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Old 09-21-2003, 06:51 AM   #1
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how to add cd-rom, dvd-rom, floppy, hard disk icons on gnome desktop?


hi,

i've been into this over quite some time, and i can't figure out how to properly add device (floppy, optical drive, hard drive) icons on a gnome desktop...

whenever i right click on the desktop, i can't find any option that will make me add those icons that i need...

how do i do it properly?
 
Old 09-21-2003, 06:59 AM   #2
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Just right click the desired application/device/partition and left click 'Make Link'. That will place a link in the same directory. Now right click the link and click 'cut'. Paste it on the desktop and there you are!
 
Old 09-21-2003, 07:06 AM   #3
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the make link option is not enabled
 
Old 09-21-2003, 07:08 AM   #4
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You need to install cd paranoia, I accidently found out about this when i tried to install dropline gnome, it couldn't install without cdparanoia, so i installed it , booted up gnome and all of a sudden i saw that home icon and all, so you need to install cdparanoia.
 
Old 09-21-2003, 07:13 AM   #5
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what about the floppy?
 
Old 09-21-2003, 04:03 PM   #6
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What do you mean what about the floppy?
If you want to see it's icon you need to mount a floppy.
 
Old 09-21-2003, 05:44 PM   #7
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i mean, how will you place it on the desktop even though its unmounted...
 
  


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